Leaping Thespians, Vancouver’s lesbian theatre company has teamed up with ¿Por Qué No? Productions to present a Spring Fling Cabaret.
The inaugural event for ¿Por Qué No? Productions, the showcase of local talent includes original sketch comedy by the Leaping Thespians, live musical performances from Jingo and featuring Rae Clark, burlesque performances from Jenny Magenta, Tilly the Toolbox, Lace Cadet, and the debut of Mista Peach Fuzz. Stand-up comedy is also on the marquee with Laugh Riot girl, Wanda Roberts, plus drag king performances by Cazzwell van Dyke, Lou Slips, and more. The evening will conclude with dancing with music from DJ She.
“We believe this life is not a dress rehearsal – it is your one and only shot, so why not live it and live it joyfully,” says organizers in a release. “We are excited to show you the amazing talents of people we know and encourage you to explore yours too.”
Spanish for “why not” the ¿Por Qué No? philosophy encourages “everyone to try something new, to explore and enjoy life to its fullest.” The Leaping Thespians are an award-winning women’s theatre company that has been bringing stories of lesbians’ lives to the stage since 1990.
Spring Fling Cabaret takes place at the WISE Hall (1882 Adanac St) on Friday, April 4. Tickets are available at Little Sisters on Davie Street, Bone Rattle Music on Commercial Drive or online at http:// leapingthespians.ca.